COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives, including our mental health. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 38% of Canadians say their mental health has declined due to COVID-19, and people already struggling with their mental health were 2 times more likely to say their mental health has declined due to the pandemic. […]Continue readingJanuary 28th is the 11th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day
We know that celebrations are going to be different this year and we want to share some tips, virtual events, and resources to help you take care of your mental well-being over the holiday season. Tips for a happy & healthy season: Feel your feelings, take time and space to identify the way you’re […]Continue readingTake good care this season – some tips from CMHA!
Season’s greetings We know that 2020 has been a year like no other. The pandemic has been hard for everyone, but it has been particularly hard for Canadians living with mental health and addiction concerns. With December just a few days away, we wanted to let you know that our hearts are linked with yours […]Continue readingSeason’s Greetings from CMHA: December Newsletter
Work BC is hosting 3 online hiring events on September 28th, 29th, and 30th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. These events are for job seekers with disabilities or barriers to employment Participants are encouraged to register for one or all of the events! DAY ONE | Sept 28 – hosted by Alliance Maintenance CLICK HERE: ihw-alliance.eventbrite.ca […]Continue readingInclusive Hiring Week 2020!
September 1, 2020 Are you a member of the Canadian Mental Health Association? If so, join us at our Annual AGM. If not, click here to become a member today. Why attend the AGM? This is your chance to show your support for the mental well-being of our community, and to show your support for our not for profit […]Continue readingNotice of Annual General Meeting
Gibsons (July 21, 2020) – The Canadian Mental Health Association North & West Vancouver (CMHA NWV) is bringing their supports and programs to the Sunshine Coast. This summer CMHA NWV is excited to be offering a variety of mental health supports and programs to the residents of the Sunshine Coast. At CMHA the vision is Mentally Healthy People in a Healthy Society. […]Continue readingCanadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Now on the Sunshine Coast
On July 14, 2020, Julia Kaisla, our Executive Director, was interviewed by the North Shore News about the homeless crisis on the North Shore. The article was initiated by a letter sent to the three North Shore mayors to ask for their action to protect those in our community living precariously. The letter asked the […]Continue readingA mentally healthy society starts courageous leadership
New national survey from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC exposes troubling pandemic mental health vulnerabilities across various groups Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC (June 25, 2020) – The pandemic has caused intense stress and disruption for all people in Canada, and is causing pronounced mental health concerns, including suicidal thoughts and feelings, in […]Continue readingWarning signs: more Canadians thinking about suicide during pandemic
Dear community, We’re feeling the heaviness of this moment and we’re writing to let you know that we are with all of you who are desperately pleading for change. Whether you voice it out loud, protest, or just cry in your sleep, we are with you. The need to address the paradox of freedom and […]Continue readingNational Indigenous Day 2020: A New Chapter
Written by Tejal Barde, Circle of Care Housing and Outreach Coordinator I have been with the Circle of Care program since it began its journey with our partners, the North Shore Alliance Church and Health Connections Clinic. The current Circle of Care house has three individuals who have come from various walks of life and […]Continue readingReflections on the Circle of Care program